Teacher arrested for molesting minor girl

Rourkela: The teacher of a private school here was arrested on Sunday for allegedly molesting a minor girl in Lahunipara area of Odisha's Sundargarh district, police said.

"Sudarshan Munda, who teaches at Gulkhundi Private School, was arrested for molesting a student of class-III on January 2," Inspector in-charge of LahuniparaPS R K Sahu said.

On the evening of January 2, Munda took the 8-year-old girl onhis motorcycle to drop her at the school where she studies, the police said.

The teacher took her to a bush and molested her until two bike-riders arrived there and rescued the girl, the police said.

Munda escaped from the scene and absconded, they said.